| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:58 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs deserve a lot of credit for getting off to a 9-0 start after finishing last season with an NFL-worst 2-14 record.
However, they did not invent the U-turn.
Although it isn't a common occurrence, several teams have made dramatic...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:06 PM
The last time Cam Cleeland had two good eyes, a pillowcase was being pulled over his head.
It was 15 years ago in a University of Wisconsin La Crosse dormitory that housed New Orleans Saints players for training camp. Cleeland and his fellow rookies...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Is a taunt worth a touchdown?
The NFL might think so.
Dean Blandino, the league's head of officiating, said on the NFL Network this week that he believes the competition committee will weigh the merits of changing the taunting rules so that an...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:44 PM
OAKLAND -- Nick Foles tied an NFL record with seven touchdown passes and threw for 406 yards to revitalize a struggling offense for the Philadelphia Eagles in a 49-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
Foles connected three times with Riley...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:49 PM
One of John Fox's favorite sayings is "Next man up."
Whenever a starter goes out, his replacement needs to step right in and keep things rolling.
This time, that next man up is defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio, who's in charge of the Denver...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:45 PM
While people around the sports world see the suspended Richie Incognito as a bigoted bully, retired NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley thinks it's perfectly plausible that the Miami Dolphins guard was carrying out orders from his coaches to toughen up...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Nick Foles will be back at quarterback for the Eagles when they play the Raiders on Sunday.
Two weeks after suffering a concussion, Foles will start in place of Michael Vick, who is out for the second time this season with a hamstring injury. Rookie...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Jonathan Vilma's season is over and his future on the football field is in doubt.
The New Orleans Saints placed Vilma to injured reserve, ending his season — and possibly his career — only three days after he had returned for his first...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs are 9-0 and the NFL's only undefeated team.
But how good are they, really?
We'll know a lot more Sunday when the Chiefs play at Denver in a pivotal AFC West showdown.
None of the teams the Chiefs have beaten have a winning...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:54 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Drayton Florence's interception in the final minute sealed a 10-9 victory for Carolina on Sunday to snap the San Francisco 49ers' five-game winning streak and give the Panthers their fifth straight win.
Graham Gano kicked a 53-yard...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A brain-injury claim by former National Football League player Tony Dorsett was thrown out by a California workers' compensation panel just months before he was diagnosed with early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a debilitating condition...